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Hi I'm Tim Murphy

I'm a business owner with the greatest wife & kids. I love soccer and helping kids grow up confident & strong. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am blessed with great parents. My dad grew up an orphan and became a fighter pilot in the Air Force and then became a physician. He taught me to work hard and to be an honest and moral person. My mother is strong and an excellent example of love. I have 8 brothers and sisters that made growing up fun. We grew up in California, Texas, Arizona and Ohio. The 8 moves we made helped me realize that everyone is nice and everywhere is a great place to live. I served a mission in Chile and love the Chileans. I still keep in touch with many of my friends there. The greatest blessing in my life is my wife. She is wonderful beyond description. Our children are our miracles. They have brought us joy from before they were even born. I’d rather be with them than anyone else. We are trying to enjoy every moment with them and have as much fun as we can before they become adults and move away. We snow and water ski, scuba dive, hike, play soccer, throw a football, play games, etc. Anything that’s fun, we do. I graduated from the Univ. of Colorado and worked for Andersen Consulting and Life Care Centers of America. Now my business partner and I own some physical therapy clinics, two group homes for the elderly (who I love very much) and a laser lipolysis company. I also own a real estate brokerage. In retrospect, I just enjoy being a business opportunist.

Why I am a Mormon

I’m a Mormon for a lot of reasons. First, I’m a proud descendent of the Mormon pioneers who fled persecution and came across the country in the mid 1800’s. My ancestors settled Centerville, Utah and parts of Idaho. The main reason I’m strong in my faith as a Mormon, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is because my parents taught me and were good examples of the gospel of Jesus Christ. When I became an adult, and it was time for me to decide what I believed and how I’d live my life, I prayed and pondered a lot and felt the inspiration of the Holy Ghost confirming to me that this was the right path. I then served a mission in Chile and had many spiritual experiences that reiterated my faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus and that this is the path back to them. As a husband and father, I know in my heart that I’m expected to raise my family in a way that is pleasing to Jesus. As my wife and I do this, we see our children grow and choose right things and it brings joy to us in knowing the God is proud of us and our children and we feel his help greatly in raising our kids. The final reason as to why I’m a Mormon is because I have seen miracles in my life, large and small, that have come my way that can only be explained as the tender mercies of God. I’ve also felt the Holy Ghost telling me this gospel is true. I feel it and I know it. Nothing brings such peace to me as the teachings of the Bible & Book of Mormon and a prophet of The Lord. I appreciate Jesus and his atonement and want to make him proud of me everyday of my life. These are some of the reasons that I’m a Mormon. I hope you will take the time to learn about my faith. It will bring you peace and hope.

How I live my faith

I think the key to a happy life is living our faith and being the best we can be to show our appreciation to Jesus for his sacrifice for us. The most important way that I try to live my faith is by being the best husband and father I can be. Of course I make mistakes, but I do my best to keep them small and to do all I can to be the best example of a Christian for my wife and children. As I feel my home life is in order, I live my faith by dedicating some of my time to the youth in our area. I’ve been on over 150 Boy Scout campouts and work hard to help the young men become excellent adults. I’ve taught over 500 Sunday school lessons, organized everything from 4th of July celebrations to blood drives to water skiing trips to the lakes wherever we’ve lived. Basically, I try to find ways to help, wherever I can. I find that I have enough time for myself, to do those things I need to, but I find the most fulfillment when I help others, especially the new generations of youth that need mentors and guidance along their way to adulthood. In business, I do my best to be honest and correct with everyone with whom I come into contact. I hope that others feel this way about me.